U.S. Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs in February; Unemployment Rate Rises to 6.7%

The job market rebounded from a two-month slump in February as employers added 175,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate rose to 6.7% from 6.6%,...

Bitcoin Founder Has Been Found

Satoshi Nakamoto stands at the end of his sunbaked driveway looking timorous. And annoyed. He's wearing a rumpled T-shirt, old blue jeans and white gym...

Former Bank Websites Are Being Taken Over by Spammers, Virus Writers, and Advertisers

Many websites once used by US banks have been taken over by spammers and virus writers, reveals research. The websites have become available after the...

What Are the Best Ways to Raise Capital?

Black Enterprise talked to some of the top financial planners, investment advisers, real estate professionals, tax accountants, and insurance agents to get their best...

Big Banks Are Doing Away with Free Checking

As free checking disappears from the nation's biggest banks, the accounts remain alive and well at credit unions. About 72% of credit unions offer free...

WATCH: Taking a Look at Specific Financial Needs and Experiences of the African-American Community

NY1 continues its coverage of Black History Month with a look at the specific financial needs and experiences of the African-American community. NY1's Tara...

12 Personal Finance Stories For ‘America Saves Week’

This week is America Saves Week — coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, this week of focusing on savings provides...

Self, I’m Getting Out of Debt

How could you possibly talk yourself out of debt? Could getting out of debt really be that easy? Well no, it’s not actually. It’s not as...

12% of Americans Think It’s Just Fine to Cheat on Taxes

While the vast majority of Americans say cheating on taxes is unacceptable, a good amount think it's perfectly fine to under-report income, claim bogus...

Are Investment Clubs Your Ticket to Financial Freedom?

Members of an investment club joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to share how investment clubs work and how they’re useful for black Americans. Donna...

Will the Bitcoin Survive?

The future of Bitcoin is being hotly debated in the wake of a huge online exchange site, but most say the cryptocurrency will move...

6 Big Mistakes Black People Make About Money

A major financial slipup can set you back for years. These tips will help you avoid or bounce back from meltdowns. Money mistakes can be...

Support Is Increasing for More Black-Owned Banks

There are more than 40 million African-Americans living in the U.S., but less than 1 percent of all federally chartered banks are black-owned. That’s...

How to Get Your Spending Under Control

How do you know if you are spending too much money? You run out of money before you run out of month. You are...

CNBC Reports that Businesses, Households, and Students Are Taking on More Debt

While Washington is trying to figure out how to get a handle on its massive deficits, the rest of America is still going heavily...

It’s Been Four Years Since the Recession Ended and Millions in America Are Still...

Four and a half years have passed since the recession officially ended, but tens of millions of Americans are still out of work. Many don't...

New Study Finds Link Between Stress and On-going Financial Crisis

The stress that financial traders suffer during periods of high volatility in the markets reduces their appetite for risk, according to a study led...

Why Being Healthy Means Saving Money!

In today’s “Money Mondays” segment, Mellody Hobson discusses the link between fitness and money. You are here this morning to talk to our listeners about...

After Major Loss in 2013, Chicago’s Largest Black-Owned Bank, Seaway Bank & Trust Co.,...

Two failed-bank acquisitions gone awry led Seaway Bank & Trust Co. to post a big loss for 2013 — the first loss in more than three...

Entrepreneur Dominique Broadway Empowers Through Financial Literacy

Though she is under 30 years old, Dominique Broadway is no stranger to running her own business. At 13, she operated as the vice president of...